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UNLV Rebels home to Portland State Vikings in NCAA Basketball betting action

Portland State VikingsUNLV Rebels
8-20November 08, 2013, 10:30 | Thomas & Mack Center25-10

College hoops betting interest focuses on the UNLV vs Portland State battle Friday at Thomas & Mack Center as the Rebels look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Rebels currently sports a 25-10 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 13-21 ATS. The Vikings are 8-20 and 11-15 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Rebels produce a 10-21 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Vikings have gone 14-9 against the number.

View Portland State Vikings vs UNLV Rebels Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as 19.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 43-rated Rebels and the No. 273-ranked Vikings, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.


Last time out for Portland State, they were a 72-71 loser as they battled Idaho State on the road. They covered in the match as a 3.5-point underdog. Gary Winston scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Vikings to a win (they lost 72-71 to Idaho State at Holt Arena on Saturday).

Last time out for UNLV, they were a 64-61 loser as they battled California at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point favorite. Bryce Dejean-Jones scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Rebels to a win (they lost 64-61 to California at HP Pavilion on Thursday).

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature UNLV's No. 3-rated squad against Portland State's No. 225-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, UNLV rates No. 92 in the country with 6.49 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 193 nationally with 5.39 per match.

A few Vikings at Rebels trends to consider:
Portland State is 4-12 ATS in its last 16 games
Portland State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Portland State's last 14 games
Portland State is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
UNLV is 7-16 ATS in its last 23 games
UNLV is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UNLV's last 6 games
UNLV is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
Portland State home to Pacific Lutheran, Wednesday, November 13th
UNLV at Santa Barbara, Tuesday, November 12th